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Science and Mathematics for Engineering

6th Edition

John Bird
October 10, 2019

A practical introduction to the engineering science and mathematics required for engineering study and practice. Science and Mathematics for Engineering is an introductory textbook that assumes no prior background in engineering. This new edition covers the fundamental scientific knowledge that all...

Condensed Isogeometric Analysis for Plate and Shell Structures

1st Edition

Buntara Gan
October 08, 2019

Condensed Isogeometric Analysis for Plates and Shell Structures proposes a novel technique for plate and shell governing equations based on isogeometric analysis, which condenses the dynamic equilibrium equation for plate and shell structures—suitable for reducing the computation cost of large...

Roadwork: Theory and Practice

6th Edition

Malcolm Copson, Peter Kendrick, Steve Beresford
October 03, 2019

Roadwork: Theory and Practice, now in its sixth edition, gives the essential information needed by every road worker, highway technician, incorporated, graduate or chartered engineer, not only by explaining the theory of road construction and its associated activities, but by illustrating its...

Creating Emotionally Intelligent Workspaces: A Design Guide to Office Chemistry

1st Edition

Edward Finch, Guillermo Aranda-Mena
September 16, 2019

Emotions in the workplace have until recently been seen simply as a distraction. We often think of work as rational, logical and non-emotional. But organisations are waking up to the key role of emotions and affect at work. Emotions influence how we make decisions, how we relate with one another...

Principles of Structural Design: Wood, Steel, and Concrete, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Ram S. Gupta
June 21, 2019

Timber, steel, and concrete are common engineering materials used in structural design. Material choice depends upon the type of structure, availability of material, and the preference of the designer. The design practices the code requirements of each material are very different. In this updated...

Nonlinear Dynamics of Structures Under Extreme Transient Loads

1st Edition

Adnan Ibrahimbegovic, Naida Ademović
May 30, 2019

The effect of combined extreme transient loadings on a structure is not well understood—whether the source is man-made, such as an explosion and fire, or natural, such as an earthquake or extreme wind loading. A critical assessment of current knowledge is timely (with Fukushima-like disasters or...

Dissertation Research and Writing for Built Environment Students

4th Edition

Shamil G. Naoum
May 28, 2019

Dissertation Research and Writing for Built Environment Students is a step-by-step guide to get students through their final year research project. Trusted and developed over three previous editions, the new fourth edition shows you how to select a dissertation topic, write a proposal, conduct a...

Advanced Soil Mechanics, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

Braja M. Das
April 30, 2019

Now in its fifth edition, this classic textbook continues to offer a well-tailored resource for beginning graduate students in geotechnical engineering. Further developing the basic concepts from undergraduate study, it provides a solid foundation for advanced study. This new edition addresses a...

Soils and Geotechnology in Construction

1st Edition

Alan J. Lutenegger
April 09, 2019

This book covers the field of applied geotechnology related to all aspects of construction in ground, including compacted fill, excavations, ground improvement, foundations, earth retaining systems and geotechnical site characterization. It suits the first year of a graduate course on ground...

Construction Project Management: An Integrated Approach

3rd Edition

Peter Fewings, Christian Henjewele
April 03, 2019

Construction Project Management: An Integrated Approach is a management approach to leading projects and the effective choice and use of project management tools and techniques. It seeks to push the boundaries of project management to take on board future needs and user issues. Integration of the...

Advanced Construction Mathematics

1st Edition

Surinder Virdi
April 02, 2019

Advanced Construction Mathematics covers the range of topics that a student must learn in order to achieve success in Level 3 and 4 mathematics for the Pearson BTEC National and BTEC HNC/HND in Construction, Building Services, and Civil Engineering. Packed with easy to follow examples, its 18...

Construction Equipment Management

2nd Edition

John E. Schaufelberger, Giovanni C. Migliaccio
March 15, 2019

This revised and updated edition of Construction Equipment Management fills a gap on this subject by integrating both conceptual and hands-on quantitative knowledge on construction equipment into a process that facilitates student learning. The first six chapters summarize interdisciplinary...